Hamilton Lin, CFA, president and founder of Wall St. Training, has a broad background in investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, and leveraged buyouts. Wall St. Training is a corporate training firm that teaches hands-on, practical financial modeling, valuation, and analytic skills to investment banks, research firms, asset managers, private equity shops, commercial banks, and credit firms. Prior to founding his firm, he was at a boutique investment bank specializing in the financial institutions industry. He has also worked at Hales & Co., a boutique merchant bank focused on the middle-market insurance industry, Bank of America's Mergers and Acquisitions group, Ryan Labs, and Goldman Sachs Investment Banking. He graduated from New York University Stern School of Business and also teaches there.